I was milling through some stuff that I thought was lost after my last move and I found this article I wrote back in 1995. It is pretty good stuff and really, really digs into the authority, or lack there, of the Hands of the Cause under the guardianship of Shoghi Effendi.
I hope you enjoy the read. Feel free to talk about it in the blog thread also. Here is the link to:
The Authority Of The Hands.
Messiah ben Joseph and Messiah ben David
The Bible says that there would be two Messiahs.
The definition of the word “Messiah” is: An Anointed Male Lineal Descendant of King David.
In Judaism, these two Messiahs are titled “Messiah ben David” and “Messiah ben Joseph.” Ask any Rabbi.
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A guest has requested a discussion about Amit-Abha. Baha’is understand that Amit Abha is Baha’u'llah, as he wore the red robe, and as He is the 5th Manifestation of God after Gautama (Sanskrit; Pali: Gotama), Siddhartha (Sanskrit; Pali: Siddhattha). “Amit” means “Infinite” and “Abha” means “Light” or “Glory.” Baha’u'llah’s Revelation comes directly from God (the Infinite Absolute One), as it did for Jesus and Moses and Mohammed and Zoroaster and Krishna and Buddha and Adam and the Bab. Read the rest of this entry »
We just celebrated the 12th day of Ridvan. These 12 days are in celebration of the the 12 days Baha’u'llah spent in the Garden of Roses in Baghdad culminating in His proclamation in 1863. We had a great feast, lots of Baha’is showed up, including the Guardian, Neal Chase. There were excellent readings and prayers and a sweet presentation. The food, both spiritual and physical, were delicious.
Here is a link to the Proclamation of Baha’u'llah.